Begin a rewarding new career and make a difference in the lives of others.
The Medical Assistant program is offered in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston Northwest, Houston Southwest and San Antonio.
When you choose to start your medical assistant training with The College of Health Care Professions, you will receive a quality education that prepares you for your medical assistant career. Medical assistants help doctors and patients in different health care settings, including medical offices and specialties like Sports Medicine, Pediatrics, and OB/GYN. Employment of Medical Assistants is expected to grow 31% from 2010 to 2020, much faster than the average for other occupations according to Bureau of Labor Statistics*. With your medical assistant training from CHCP, you will quickly be on your way to becoming a vital part of a medical team with excellent opportunities for advancement.
At CHCP, you will receive your medical assistant training in the form of lectures, labs, and hands-on clinical work. Our program prepares you for the challenging and rewarding career of a medical assistant. If you enjoy helping others, like multi-tasking, and want to work in a friendly, social setting, then a career as a medical assistant may be the right choice for you.
*May not reflect local or regional job market
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Medical Assistant Courses
|MSS 100||Master Student/Study Skills||30||30||2.0|
|HIP 100||HIPAA / OSHA / Infection Control||15||15||1.0|
|MED 100||Medical Terminology||30||30||2.0|
|APM 100||Overview of Anatomy & Physiology||30||30||2.0|
|APM 101||A&P 1 (Nervous System, Special Senses)||15||15||1.0|
|MAT 116||Medical Law and Ethics||30||30||2.0|
|MA 120||Psychology/ Human Relations||30||30||2.0|
|OM 111||Keyboarding/Computer Applications||45||45||1.5|
|APM 102||A&P 2 (Muscular, Respiratory)||15||15||1.0|
|APM 103||A&P 3 (Cardiovascular, Circulatory, Integumentary and Skeletal)||15||15||1.0|
|OM 114||Medical Office Procedures/Management||45||45||3.0|
|MA 216||Medical Clinical Procedures 1||30||30||60||3.0|
|APM 104||A&P 4 (Digestive, Reproductive)||15||15||1.0|
|MA 226||Medical Clinical Procedures II||45||60||105||5.0|
|APM 105||A&P 5 (Lymphatic/Immune, Endocrine, Urinary)||15||15||1.0|
|MA 217||Medical Laboratory Procedures||45||60||105||5.0|
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- Dental Assistant
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- Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist - AAS Degree
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- Medical Assistant
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